Osaka Dream Cinderella News

World Wonder Ring Stardom, known more colloquially as Stardom, is one of the fastest-rising promotions in the world. With the general appetite for women’s wrestling growing stronger they have gained a reputation for having some of the best women’s wrestling on the planet. In this article, to help newer fans get up to speed, we […]

TJPW Grand Princess 23 logo

Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling is gearing up for one of its biggest shows of 2023. TJPW Grand Princess 23 is set to take place at the Ariake Colosseum and is loaded with huge matches as Yuka Sakazaki and Miu Watanabe defend their titles, while a pro wrestling legend does battle with the incredibly popular Yuki […]

Sarray leaves WWE
Niklas George - Mar 9, 2023

It has today been reported by Tokyo Sports that WWE NXT talent, Sarray, has parted ways with the promotion. Sarray, who made a name for herself in her native Japan as “Sareee” while competing in promotions such as World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana and Seadlinnng, is reported by Tokyo Sports as being set to return to […]

Stardom Triangle Derby final graphic

Stardom’s next pay-per-view will feature not just the final rounds of the Triangle Derby but it will also play host to a number of big singles matches as the High Speed, Wonder, and World titles are all on the line. In addition, Himeka’s retirement road rolls on as she takes on Chihiro Hashimoto. Let’s preview […]

Mercedes Mone
Kelvin Briggs - Feb 23, 2023

This past weekend the IWGP Women’s championship changed hands during the NJPW Battle in the Valley. The former WWE star Mercedes Mone (FKA Sasha Banks) captured her first championship since leaving WWE. Leading up to the match with KAIRI, Mercedes made bold ambitions to defend the IWGP Women’s championship everywhere around the world. Let’s take […]

Lucha Libre World Cup - Team Mexico 1 vs Team Latin America graphic
Kelvin Briggs - Feb 21, 2023

Lucha Libre AAA announced the card details for their returning Lucha World Cup next month in Guadalajara on March 19 during a recent press conference. Lucha Libre World Cup 2023 Details Así estarán los enfrentamiento en la @LuchaWorldCup 🇲🇽 🇲🇽 México 1 🆚 LATAM 🌎 ¿Ya tienes tu equipo favorito? 😎📅 19 de Marzo | […]

Himeka making her entrance

Stardom competitor Himeka has announced her intentions to retire from pro wrestling in April when Stardom runs at the Yokohama Arena. Her retirement ceremony will take place in full on May 14 at Korakuen Hall with her final match taking place a few weeks beforehand at Yokohama. Himeka Announces Retirement Himeka has announced that she […]

Cinderella tournament 2023 lineup - image of 2022 winner MIRAI

During Stardom’s Supreme Fight 12th Anniversary event at Edion Osaka Arena they announced more details for their upcoming Cinderella Tournament 2023. It was announced that 36 wrestlers will take part in the tournament, with 34 being revealed right after. Let’s take a look at the current Cinderella lineup. Cinderella Tournament 2023 Participants 【👗シンデレラトーナメント2023❣】 史上最多36選手がエントリー✨ 🎟️3.26(日)開幕戦のチケットは絶賛発売中❣️ […]

Lucha World Cup - image of Psycho clown during a AAA show in Colombia
Kelvin Briggs - Jan 26, 2023

AAA Lucha Libre recently announced the return of the World Cup tournament for March 19 later this year. The tournament will be a trios team format comprised of 12 teams (4 for the women & 8 teams for the men), no rules have been announced for the tournament but AAA President Dorian Roldan is promising […]

Ittenyon main event graphic - Miyu Yamashita vs Yuka Sakazaki
Kelvin Briggs - Jan 1, 2023

TJPW recently announced the full lineup for their first Korakuen Hall show of 2023 coming up next on January 4. The card has championship stakes and foreigners will continue to make waves with the Japanese women’s wrestling promotion heading into 2023. Let’s take a closer look at this stacked show featuring Miyu Yamashita, Trish Adora, […]

Stardom Dream Queendom 2022 - Giulia vs Syuri graphic

Stardom Dream Queendom is in the books as Stardom closed out its year with a massive show that featured debuts, new champions, a big announcement, and more. Let’s round up the news from the event. Stardom Dream Queendom News Yokohama Arena April 23, Stardom invades Yokohama Arena! It’s Stardom All Star Grand Queendom2023!#stardom — We […]

Saya Kamitani entrance - top joshi wrestlers of 2022

Over the past few years LWOPW has put together a list of the top Joshi wrestlers of a given year, beginning in 2019 and running until now.  This time around we have got nominations and contributions from a number of people involved in covering Joshi wrestling to various degrees to represent the viewpoint of as […]

Stardom Triangle Derby red block logo

In a press conference held shortly before New Blood 6, Stardom announced the details for the Stardom Triangle Derby. The derby is a trios league set to take place in early 2023. Stardom announced the blocks, lineup, and participants in the tournament with only one mystery team remaining. Let’s take a look at the announcement. […]

Historic X-Over Card - Mayu Iwatani vs KAIRI graphic
Dylan Murray - Nov 17, 2022

Since Bushiroad purchased STARDOM in late 2019, it has felt like some type of crossover between the joshi company and NJPW was bound to happen. And while it took three years, a global pandemic, and the introduction of the IWGP Women’s Championship, that crossover is set for November 20th inside Ariake Arena. The NJPW x […]

Stardom Gold Rush - KAIRI vs Saya Kamitani graphic

This weekend promises to be a historic one for Stardom as they take part in the Historic X-Over event, crown the first-ever IWGP Women’s Champion, and head to Osaka EDION Arena for the massive Stardom Gold Rush card on November 19. Stardom Gold Rush promises to be a major show for Stardom as Utami Hayashishita […]

Hiroshima Goddess Festival main event graphic
Dylan Murray - Nov 2, 2022

Following the two-month-long 5STAR Grand Prix and the beginning of the Goddesses of Stardom Tag League, STARDOM’s PPV schedule will be returning to a sense of normalcy on November 3. The Hiroshima Goddess Festival will feature four championship matches, the return of Konami in her home prefecture, and Natsuko Tora’s first singles match in nearly […]

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A photo of Nia Jax from an episode of WWE Monday Night Raw.
Daniel Sinasac - Nov 2, 2022

Nia Jax is back in WWE. On Monday she made her presence known returning on Monday Night Raw and running through Raquel Rodriguez and Rhea Ripley. It was the most impactful way to make her return and immediately thrust her into the Women’s Championship picture. After Raw, the hatred started raining down like fire. Nia […]

A shot from the WWE NXT broadcast featuring Becky Lynch.
Chinyere Okafor - Nov 2, 2022

WWE NXT this week was an intriguing one as the No Mercy PLE appears on the horizon. With just over a week until the trip to Bakersfield, California, the NXT talent looked to put their best foot forward and gain all the momentum they could. Here is all that happened this week. NXT Titles Scene Proves […]

AEW Dynamite Grand Slam
JW Kirkland - Nov 2, 2022

The time has finally come for AEW Dynamite Grand Slam, and we have some pay-per-view-worthy matches! Jon Moxley defends the AEW International Championship against Rey Fenix. Sammy Guevara will battle his mentor, Chris Jericho for the first time. The AEW Women’s World Championship is on the line as Saraya looks to defend against Toni Storm. […]

WWE NXT match graphic featuring Carmelo Hayes and Dominik Mysterio.
Chinyere Okafor - Nov 2, 2022

This week’s episode of WWE NXT continues the road to the No Mercy PLE, which takes place in less than two weeks. At the time of writing, four matches have been confirmed for the September 19 edition of NXT but fans can expect more segments to fill up the show. Here is all you need to […]

NWA Powerrr graphic featuring Natalia Markova and the NWA Women's Division.

The 15th season of NWA Powerrr has been firing on all cylinders, and there have only been two episodes of this new era of the National Wrestling Alliance. Last week’s edition saw the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion lay down the challenge of a lifetime for a dream match many would love to see. Plus, we saw an […]

WWE Raw match graphic featuring Cody Rhodes and Dominik Mysterio.
AB Morales - Nov 2, 2022

WWE makes its return to Salt Lake City tonight as WWE Raw kicks off the week. The first episode of WWE Monday Night Raw under the TKO banner as we’re now a full week into the merger with UFC and Endeavor. The show is scheduled to take place at the Delta Center in Utah. Home […]

WWE Monday Night RAW graphic featuring Jey Uso.
Daniel Sinasac - Nov 2, 2022

After a three-week absence, Jey Uso made his return to Monday Night Raw. It was a great move by WWE to move the Uce over to the red brand. Any more time spent on SmackDown would have forced the company to include him in The Bloodline story, which seems to be the long-term goal. So, […]

WWE NXT No Mercy logo.
Laurence Gibbons - Nov 2, 2022

WWE will stage its 14th No Mercy event this month. It will be the first No Mercy under the development NXT brand. It follows the tradition of No Mercy as an ever-changing and experimental event. Over the years it has featured many historic moments and one-off gimmick matches since it originated as a sales experiment. […]